Netherlands, Nieuwegein, Henkel Consumer Brands

Demand Planner BNL - Dutch required

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

Are you looking for an exciting journey in the FMCG industry? Do you want to work at the company of leading brands such as Schwarzkopf, Syoss, Persil, Witte Reus, Taft and Fa? Then Henkel Consumer Brands is looking for you!


  • Develop an accurate demand forecast by collaborating with cross-functional teams to review historical data, evaluate promotional activities, and understand market trends.
  • Work in close collaboration with Sales and Marketing to understand demand forecast drivers
    support launches, relaunches, and delistings.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels and manage obsolete stock.
  • Keep daily contact with the international Supply Planning team regarding product availability, production priorities.
  • Continuously improve the forecast accuracy and bias by conducting root-cause analysis of forecast errors and by challenging the demand input provided by the Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Be part of the Henkel Demand Planning community, learn and exchange best practices across countries...


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Engineering, Management, Economics, or related.
  • Fluent in Dutch and in English.
  • Experience in Demand Planning especially in the FMCG industry is strongly preferred.
  • Team player, goal-oriented and customer-focused mindset.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, and a collaborative attitude.
  • Analytical mindset and experience managing large data sets.
  • Advanced Excel skills – knowledge of SAP, APO and PowerBi is a plus.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24060814
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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